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Stawski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Staw or Stawy, named with Polish staw ‘pond’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Slaski, Skalski, Ostrowski, Sadowski, Rawski, Kanski, Osowski

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Where is the Stawski family from?

You can see how Stawski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stawski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Stawski families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 24% of all the recorded Stawski's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Stawski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stawski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stawski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stawski. 36% of Stawski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Stawski women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stawski were Press Oper and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Porter
    8%
  • Assembler
    8%
  • Press Oper
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Saleslady
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Machine Operator
    23%
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What Stawski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stawski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stawski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 467 immigration records available for the last name Stawski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 381 military records available for the last name Stawski. For the veterans among your Stawski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stawski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Stawski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stawski in 1962 was 61, and 87 in 2003.

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